Unique Eco-Friendly Destinations

Getting back to nature can be the perfect way to really unwind and reconnect with sight and sounds of nature and a chance to reflect on what the world’s wildlife should be and remain for generations to come. Below are a few of some really relaxing eco-conscious and conservation centered destinations.


Nurture Through Nature, an earth – friendly picturesque 33-acre retreat center located in Western Maine lakes and mountains region. The center offers you a chance to reconnect with your true self and mother nature. They are Maines first green certified retreat center. You can enjoy private hiking trails along fresh spring brooks leading to spectacular views of Mount Washington and the White Mountains National Forest. Your eco-adventure starts with your solar powered eco-cabin which amenities include a wood-burning stove, mountain pure drinking water is fresh from their well and cabins are dog-friendly. Learn more: http://www.wildlife-arc.org.au/


Stanford Inn-a eco-earth friendly Mendocino Resort is nestled on the Mendocino Coast hillside in California. It sits atop a meadow overlooking picturesque Mendocino Bay. Embodying the better part of the rugged Coast, this resort is a haven of beautiful gardens and wildlife giving you an opportunity to reconnect with nature. Guest rooms and suites are paneled in pine and redwood. The Ravens Restaurant on the site of the Inn was inspired by the Stanford’s Certified Organic Gardens and is nationally acclaimed for its unique gourmet plant-based cuisine. The resort and restaurant are the only sustainable eco-resort in the United States. The eco-resort is pet and family-friendly. specializes in romantic getaways and welcomes weddings and retreats.


More eco-friendly destinations are needed. To ensure we can enjoy the natural wonders of nature, one organization known for its efforts to preserve mother nature and educate people of the world’s wild places is Wild Ark.


Wild Ark is a team of passionate people on a mission to connect with today’s generation to get involved and take part in being eco-conscious towards the environment and support wildlife conservation to guarantee they are protected for future generations. They travel all over the world inspiring and giving hope that the planet can still be saved. Learn more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com.au/2016/10/20/mick-fanning-the-conservationist-first-look-at-his-expedition-t/

Working with Securus Technologies to Make the Prison a Safer Work Environment

Keeping the inmates in line inside our prison is challenging enough, now add into the mix drugs and weapons and you can see how my job as a corrections officer is a matter of life and death. If an inmate takes the wrong drugs and has access to a weapon, every inmate, officer, visitor, contractor, and prison staff members are all in the line of fire.


To lessen the chances of the inmates having these violent outbursts, we put a strong police presence inside the visitor center. This is where guests are in close contact with the inmates and things could pass hands. Despite scans, x-rays, and body searches, things still get into the jail.


Securus Technologies was contracted to install a new inmate telephone call monitoring system in our prison, something we thought at the time would just be more of the same like the older system we had. Little did we know that we had access to possibly the greatest resource in our efforts to finally get the drug problem in our facility under control.


The CEO of Securus Technologies, Richard Smith, is known around the country for his dedication and commitment to making the world safe. All of his Dallas-based employees all work towards that objective, and now we had them as a partner here in the jail to help curb our growing drug problem. Once me and my fellow officers learned how the LBS software worked, we were able to get right into taking the bull by the horns.


It wasn’t too long that we began to hear the inmates on the phone talking about how they would hide drugs in their cells. We heard one inmate talk about how his family needed to conceal the drugs before coming to jail. Each instance, we quickly took action to tighten up security.

Places To Visit In Napa As A Traveling Vineyard Wine Guide

The Napa Valley is a great destination for wine lovers as it has some of the best wine varieties in the world. However, there is much more to do in the region, and that is why it is such a popular tourist destination. A visit to the Napa Valley Historical Society will enable you to learn about the history of the region. The society collects physical pieces of the region’s past and holds informative lectures on Napa Valley’s history as well. The Napa Art Walk exhibition is a must-visit for anyone planning to tour the Napa Valley region. It features great pieces by artists from all over the country, and you can get yourself a souvenir at an affordable price.

Visit the Robert Louis Stevenson State Park for an amazing outdoor experience. Here, you will get to climb Mt. St. Helena and enjoy the beautiful scenery from the top. If you prefer to spend your time relaxing instead of taking part in energy-intensive activities, the Auberge Spa is the place to go to for a relaxing spa session. These are just a few of the things you can do while in the Napa Valley.

About Traveling Vineyard

Traveling Vineyard offers anyone who is interested in making some extra cash the chance to do just that and have a great time while at it. If you are a wine lover, this is the perfect side hustle for you. But this is not to say that you have to be a wine lover to be a Traveling Vineyard wine guide. Anyone can do this job and you do not have to worry about not knowing much about wine as you will be trained and given all the advice you need to be able to do the job.


The Napa Valley is just one of the many places that Traveling Vineyard wine guides get to visit. Even if you are not a wine enthusiast, you can still have a great time traveling as a wine guide as there are many other things to do; your trip does not have to revolve around wine. Become a Traveling Vineyard wine guide and enjoy all these benefits and more.

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